Type-1 Diabetes

Jul 30, 2019

Diabulimia: A Type 1 Diabetes Eating Disorder

By |2019-08-01T09:03:38-04:00Updated: July 30th, 2019|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness, Type 1|0 Comments

Diabulimia is an eating disorder that continues to grow among adolescents, teens and young adults, who have type 1 diabetes. Diabulimia is when type 1 patients deliberately restrict their insulin to lose weight; the reduction or omission of insulin eventually causes out of control blood sugars and multiple diabetes complications. Renaming happened in 2008 to several […]

Jun 11, 2019

Freestyle Libre CGM System for Diabetes

By |2019-06-11T11:27:33-04:00Updated: June 11th, 2019|Diabetes Management, Diabetic Supply Review, New Products, Type 1|0 Comments

Freestyle Libre is a new continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) for individual patient use. It can help you improve and control your diabetes for patients 18 years of age or older. The Freestyle Libre system does require a prescription. It can help you track blood glucose trends, both high and low, without a finger stick which […]

Apr 2, 2019

15 Best Diabetes Technology Trends and Products

By |2019-04-02T15:12:15-04:00Updated: April 2nd, 2019|New Products, Recent Diabetes News, Type 1|0 Comments

2018 marks another exciting year of news in the world of diabetes research and diabetes care.  There were several yearly updates in all aspects of diabetes diagnosis, treatment and prevention by many professional diabetes expert organizations.  These include yearly meetings and presentations held by The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), in Boston in May 2018, as well as The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) in Baltimore, August 2018.

Mar 6, 2018

Easter, Diabetes and Sugar Cravings

By |2018-03-08T10:13:27-04:00Updated: March 6th, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Gestational, Health & Wellness, Newsletters, Pre-Diabetes, Type 1|1 Comment

Walking into the stores you see enormous chocolate bunnies, marshmallow /caramel filled Easter eggs (or chicks), sugar laden Easter peeps in yellow, green and pink along with a wide assortment of colored jelly beans or gummy bunnies all in preparation for the Easter Holiday.

Dec 12, 2017

Brittle Type 1 Diabetes OR Type 1 Diabetes – Which is it?

By |2018-03-06T14:00:23-04:00Updated: December 12th, 2017|Diabetes Management, Newsletters, Type 1|2 Comments

“Due to the increase in prevalence of type 1 diabetes, a new report projects the global type 1 diabetes costs to reach over 25 billion dollars by 2024.” Type 1 diabetes is considered an autoimmune disease that effects the beta cells of the pancreas where insulin is formed. It comes on rapidly and exogenous insulin via […]